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, effectively fire elected officials. then "detropia." and looks at post industrial detroit and its struggle to survive. >> i am out there at 8:00, 7:30. i don't be late for anyone. what am i to do when all i have is the bus? please, please, don't take our transportation away. >> we will also look at the obama administration support for indefinite detention at home and abroad with logger marcy wheeler here in grand rapids. all of that and more coming up. this is "democracy now!," democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. we are broadcasting from grand rapids, michigan. the occupy wall street of the celebrated its first anniversary on monday with actions in new york city and other cities across the country. in manhattan, protesters tried to block access to the new york stock exchange by erecting a people's wall. >> today is occupy wall street's birthday, and we are celebrating. we are rising above all of the corruption and police brutality that has happened already. i, myself, had never in all my 57 years seen anything like zuccotti park. i personally have been waiting for
to remember the detroit lions and matthew stafford passed for over 5,000 yards a season ago and to see 67 yards in a half, that means they are playing in jim harbaugh/san francisco 49er kind of football. somehow, the lions have to get it into lion football, you know? i know they are being patient, they want to get some catch and runs, but, at some point, maybe you take a deep shot against these safeties and just give calvin johnson a chance to go up and get one. >> al: 49ers get the ball first. kendall hunter is back to receive the kickoff from hanson. ch team coming off a week one win and the 49ers will start from the 20. >> cris: one of the things you want to do against an aggressive pass rushing team are some of the whams and the traps. delanie walker here is going down on ndamukong suh. a big run. same theory on this one. back down inside with a different angle, a different way of doing it. and then just the guard pulling across and trapping yet another big run. that has been the way that the 49ers in each of the last two meetings now have been able to move the football against the li
. the movie is searching for sugarman house self africana fans helped discover a mexican-american detroit musician and the same way the british rockers came to chicago in the early '60s. the city of detroit decrepit and gritty but at its heart to industries that have kept it's hard to beating cars and music. hard to beating, cars in and heart beating cars and music. >> while also working to keep his musical life. >> i always played music. >> the 70 year-old rodriguez recorded an album in 1959 motown hated it, the music capital of the world for recording and performing a time when a lot of other detroit musicians had huge fan base is domestically and internationally but rodriguez's music never sold in the u.s. anyways but he kept slugging away at manual labor. rodriguez, a human metaphor for detroit both facing setbacks but hardly defeated. exhibiting results resilience determination believing in better days ahead. while working and raising a family rodriguez took 10 years off to earn a 4 year college degree. >> how one can improve once the station in life... >> his lyrics were intel
general motors building here in detroit is one of the state leased buildings i've ever been in. in fact it was the largest office building in the world and its designated as the national historic landmark. as with many landmarks there's also a legend behind that building. general motors the longer occupies the site, but if you go there today and bring a pair of binoculars you can still see the letter d carved into the corners of each corner above the 15th floor. the building was originally going to be named the durant building in honor of the company's founder. they had already cut the letter d into the corners when he was thrown out of the company he created. when the building was finished was called the general motors building, but nobody got around to removing it. the legend of course is that the letter d was billy's way of getting back to the management team that threw him out, all of whom had been brought into general motors. the point of the story is even though they lot of people here in detroit know about the letter d, i always found that not many people seem to know or care abo
. is he buried under a shed in detroit? the latest attempt to end the 37-year-old mystery of jimmy hoffa. >>> and later, girls cheering on other girls and making a difference. >>> it is one of the most famous and enduring american mysteries, what happened to jimmy hoffa, the teamster's boss who went missing without a trace in 1975. well, now investigators are back on the case just outside detroit. and nbc's john yang is there. >> reporter: could these six-foot cylinders with dark, muddy soil, two inches in diameter, hold the mystery of jimmy hoffa? this man said he saw the body buried years ago, and where ground-penetrating radar showed something, two feet deep. >> we're just doing our job, we had credible information and had to follow through with it. >> reporter: police said when he disappeared in 1975, there was a different shed, the floor was dirt, not yet covered with concrete. it is about 20 miles from where hoffa was last seen, apparently lured by two mob figures, since then, he has been famous, and his organized crime ties and federal court convictions in the '60s. jack nicholson
is he buried under a shed in detroit? the latest attempt to end the 37-year-old mystery of jimmy hoffa. >>> and later, girls cheering on other girls and making a difference. if we want to improve our schools... ...what should we invest in? maybe new buildings? what about updated equipment? they can help, but recent research shows... ...nothing transforms schools like investing in advanced teacher education. let's build a strong foundation. let's invest in our teachers so they can inspire our students. let's solve this. anyone have occasional constipation, diarrhea, gas, bloating? yeah. one phillips' colon health probiotic cap each day helps defend against these digestive issues with three strains of good bacteria. approved! [ phillips' lady ] live the regular life. phillips'. how they'll live tomorrow. for more than 116 years, ameriprise financial has worked for their clients' futures. helping millions of americans retire on their terms. when they want. where they want. doing what they want. ameriprise. the strength of a leader in retirement planning. the heart of 10,000 advisors worki
from michigan paula and kevin clint down from detroit on an impulse holiday weekend. >> how did the idea come together to go to south beach? >> paula. that was my baby. she didn't skimp on herself. and she liked to live the good life and going down to south beach, that was it. >> a down and back. hit the clubs, do some shots, hello, 2010. >> it was great. we had it all figured out. go down to south beach, celebrate the new year's come back on monday. >> but come monday the live in boyfriend and girlfriend pair were not on a plane to detroit. kevin was a worried guy wandering down the streets in a city he didn't go looking for paula. she was missing. the aspiring leggy model with blonde hair down to there had absolutely vanished. >> harvey new year. >> looking back if lady gaga hadn't been booked it at the hotel paula wouldn't have insisted on the trip and got separated. in miami kevin scored scalper's tickets for $700 each. >> this is the hottest ticket in town. she heard the celebrities were going to be there and she had to go to lady gaga. >> their attendance at the show was d
on camera, and we're talking to dad. >> look at this. it's a huge blade in detroit, michigan. >> it's a house fire from a different point of view, and maybe a look into the >>> there's nothing kwis like the bond between father and daughter. >> they have a special bond. erik jorgensen and his 3-year-old daughter. they went on a trip in northern finland, traveleded by canoe. lived in a tent and basically just lived off the land together for 45 days. >> wow. >> and her mother let her go! >> as you can see from this video, she did remarkably well. always had a huge smile on her face and was out and about gathering things for food. they traveled more than 200 miles by canoe. what an amazing father-daughter experience. >> the ultimate father-daughter experience. >> something she'll remember her entire life and documented with video. >> his motto is the adventure starts in your backyard. you just have to take the first steps. we have him via xib from denmark. >> what made you decide to brave the wilderness for 45 days with a 3-year-old? >> let's just say i love adventures and the last coup
in suburban detroit. >>> and it's one of the most famous paintings in the whole world. now, the mona lisa might have a twin. a new group claims da vinci created another version of mona. newsroom starts now. >>> good morning to you, thank you so much for joining us. i'm carol costello. >>> nfl fans along national night nair is finally over, the regular referees coming back on the field, starting with tonight's browns/ravens game. the tipping point to reach a deal between the league and the refs may have indeed been that botched call at the end of monday night's football game. cnn's jason carle is outside the nfl's offices. good morning, jason. >> reporter: and good morning to you. that call on monday night set all things in motion, 17 hours of negotiation going on in tuesday, more negotiating going on until midnight last night, about when both sides came to this agreement, made the announcement they reach this agreement, fans are very happy about, the rest really making now the a good way in terms of what was reached. the referees will not have to give up their pension in exchange for 401(
, that is terrifying. >> my god, no! >>> so, the michigan humane society gets a phone call from a detroit homeowner, saying there's a kitten stuck in my drainpipe. so, they turned out to rescue it. >> i took a leash, with some food and stuck it down into the drainpipe, was able to reach him. so, i took part of a towel full of kitten food, but it underneath. the kitten was grabbing it, but wasn't wanting to hold on, so i called for assistance and our department came out to help me out. >> do you know how deep that drainpipe was? >> it seemed to be a foot or two feet down, but in the process, look what they found under the cement block here. >> i noticed on the other side, about maybe five feet away, there was a portion of the foundation with a hole in it, and i see three kittens underneath there. >> so, they found three other cats under there. pe rescued them, took them out. you see them removing the stairs to have easier access to the drain pipe. then they start digging it out. >> listen to his little cries! >> all these old houses have these drainpipes, and a lot of them are obsolete now, but they
digging in detroit. this is a live picture. investigators will dig under that driveway and take a coarse sample to determine if any human remains are down there. the home is in roseville, michigan. they got a credible tip a body was buried there around the time hoffa went missing. hoffa's disappearance is one of those bizarre mysteries and years later remains firmly planted in pop culture. >> jimmy hoffa, the mafia backed union guy remained unvowed despite the efforts of kennedy. >> the justice department has plenty on you, mr. hoffa. >> you don't impress me, i don't need $3 million and my brother elected president will whop your -- >> and anti-hero was born and many believed the mafia killed hoffa and buried his body under the former giants' stadium until they eventually dug it up and built a new stadium, no body and no hoffa. they removed floorboards in 2002 to find traces of his blood, no go. in 2006, they raised a michigan horse barn, no hoffa. today, in roseville, michigan, police will dig up a driveway. >> kill the bill! kill the bill! >> hoffa's son, james, is now president of the
union boss hoffa leading investigators to a driveway in suburban detroit. cops taking soil samples from beneath the concrete after he may, may, may have seen someone bury the teamster leader this 30 years ago according to the witness. the case has been a mystery since the disappearance in 1975 and seen outside a restaurant near detroit. his body never turned up. there have been new leads. in 2004 they tore up the floors of a home in detroit. nothing. in 2006, acts tore down a barn in michigan following a fairly credible tip. nothing. in 2009 the f.b.i. dug around a lumberyard in michigan. again, nothing. today, they are looking under a driveway. again, they will find...trace covering it from los angeles. trace? >>trace: the tipster is actually dying of cancer. they will not i.d. the guy. they believe the reason this guy thinks that hoffa is buried beneath the driveway is he is assuming it is hoffa because he disappeared about the same time that somebody was buried beneath that driveway. the police say their source did not only bellish the story at all and although the timeline could be
bailout. >> he was willing to let detroit go bankrupt. i think he saw it the bain way. i mean this sincerely. he saw it in terms of balance sheets and write offs. folks, the bain way may bring your firm the highest profits, but it's not the way to lead our country from the highest office. >> to help us separate fact from fiction is the "the washington post" fact checker. good to see you. good morning. as we did last week with mitt romney's speech we want to remind everybody you don't assign -- joe biden said mitt romney was willing to let detroit go bankrupt. >> there was a headline on an opinion article that romney wrote that used the word bankruptcy let detroit go bankrupt but he was talking about a managed bankruptcy, essentially what the obama administrations ended up doing. however most experts do say that if managed bankruptcy had been tried at the time romney suggested it, it probably wouldn't have worked. >> the vice president attacked mitt romney's tax plan. let me play that. >> governor romney believes it's okay to raise taxes on middle class by $2,000 in order to pa
in detroit reportedly paying millions of dollars for phone lines that aren't even being used. john bennett is the detroit office moved out of these buildings 8 years ago but never canceled the phone service. according to bennett taxpayers have been pay ago quarter of a million dollars each year ever since all while he and fellow officers take pay cuts. >>> you are asking us to sacrifice more but you can't have the resources we have. i don't know if you could call it a mistake. you can call it negligence. >>> the city not confirming or denying those claims. the police department now launching its own investigation. >>> listen to this one. >> look at this. looks like a gang member? the boy has been banned from wearing the payton manning jersey to school. the school says it is just too violent. >> he told me i couldn't wear18t any more because it's a gang number and i had to take it off. >> i am pretty upset about it. pretty up et the school has come down to this. they need to pay more to the education rather than what they are wearing. >> gangs that's what they are concerned about. the schoo
for the championship. >>> let's go to baseball. the tigers hosting the white sox. detroit has won six straight meetings. their ace, on the bump, justin verlander, 1 of his 11 strikeouts. he has four straight seasons of at least 200 ks. a 1-1 game in the sixth. men on first and second for delmon young. he takes chris sale deep with a three-run shot. tigers win. chris sale not happy. tigers and white sox now tied atop the a.l. central with detroit sweeping the south siders. have a great day. i'm doug kezirian. >>> and some real sports took part in a bizarre contest over the weekend. a group of men who really love their facial hair competed for best beard and mustache in lansing, michigan, your home state. >> that's how we roll in michigan. >> they were judged on fierceness, whatever that may mean. >> judges looked for how well the hair fit the personality. some of the guys getting a head start on hunting season. >> that looks insane to me. i don't know how he handles certain things. >>> up next, "the pulse." starring russell crowe this morning. >> we have the details about the role he never wanted and th
of this detroit restaurant in july 1975. >> i'm going to do what i got to do! >> reporter: it became the stuff of documentaries and movies, like 1992's "hoffa." over the years, many theories and a few leads. an early one, that hoffa's body was entombed in concrete during the construction of giants stadium, which was knocked down two years ago. later, going on tips, police drained an dug up a backyard pool outside of detroit. three years later, they pulled down a barn in rural michigan. nothing. this latest tip comes from a still anonymous source, said to be dying of cancer, who says he saw a body placed here in 1975, as the driveway was being laid. police are not sure what they'll find. >> if it somehow happens to be mr. hoffa, we'll bring an end to a major mystery. >> reporter: as for hoffa's dna, if any is down there, authorities pulled hairs from a hairbrush of his 11 years ago. that's the match, if it's made, that will solve the mystery of where he ended up. but still not the part about who put him there. john donvan, abc news, washington. >>> and still ahead on "world news," the tsa offic
that we would let it go under and the romney statement, "let detroit go bankrupt," his definition of bankruptcy meant real bankruptcy, not just restructuring. it's going to hurt him in michigan and ohio what he has said about letting the auto industry go under. i think it will hurt him in the country. i find the reaction to that slogan-- imported from detroit-- having an amazing impact everywhere in the country, by the way. when that commercial hit that chrysler put on, it brought pride-- not just to michigan, not just to ohio. i'm telling you, i found it all over the country. >> ifill: congress, i want you to ask you to tell your story. >> it's an amazing story. three shifts there. they started making the chevy cruise which is selling like hotcakes all over the globe and just last week got an announcement that general motors is going to invest another $200 million in the lords town plant, which is going to solidify the next generation of cruise to be in northeast ohio. 4500 jobs, and that's not even talking the supply chain, as want senator knows very well it's seat manufacturers
of detroit after police received a tip from a dying man. he claims that he saw a body placed in the ground while that driveway was being built. hoffa disappeared back in 1975 after walking out of a restaurant in detroit and has never shown up since then and nobody has ever been able to find his body. >> if it somehow happens to be mr. hoffa, well, end a major mystery. >> police have received dozens of tips over the years and have dug up everything from giants stadium to back yard pool. >>> a gunman is among the people killed in a shooting in minneapolis late last night. police say the shooter described as a disgruntled employee walked into the stien store and started shooting. at least three people died, several more were injured. police say the gunman died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. >>> when you're home during the day, the last thing you expect is for somebody to kick in your front door and break in. but that's what's happening in howard county. abc 2 news' linda stow has the details. linda, how many times has this happened and what period of time? >>reporter: megan, police in
, and sell from there, we won't tax you. but if do you it here or in detroit, then we're going to tax the heck out of you and that's just wrong and something that romney wants to fix and obama doesn't. >> kevin, i'm canadian, we come from a country with low corporate tax rate. i'm not -- you know i'm not arguing with your premise. >> right. >> i do not dispute 12 million jobs can be created in four years. i'm wondering how fast you can turn this around and here's the added thing. lot of the forecasts about how fast the u.s. economy is going to grow next year and the year after have to do with, you know, some of this uncertainty that i hammer away on on my show and some of this ill-functioning congress, some of it's got to do with those storm clouds from europe. >> sure, it absolutely does. europe is a big problem, but i kind of would ask you, what is barack obama doing about europe? what's his policy on that? i think that he's not really been a leader on economic policy and has created a lot more uncertainty. governor romney would be a leader. you mentioned you're from canada. i think
was expected to meet with detroit mobster and a new jersey labor leader. well, according to urban legends, the one-time union tough guy is buried somewhere from giants stadium to the florida everglades, under gm headquarters or maybe in cement in freeways from new york to detroit. well, now the seemingly and never-ending search for hoffa is taking police to the driveway of an unassuming house in roseville, michigan, just outside of detroit. today they drilled through the pavement under a shed and took a soil sample to see if any human remains are there. james berlin is the police chief. chief, what was found? >> today there was no discernible human remains in the samples we brought up. but we're going to have that tested by a forensic anthropologist at michigan state university to see if there are any evidence of human remains in the samples. >> okay. so what led you all to this driveway in the first place? what was it about a tipsters advice that seemed credible enough to you? >> well, we had an individual come forward who claimed he witnessed a body being enturned in ts location 35 some
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and she brought the fight right to them. the whole argument with detroit was we rebuilt it. not this phoney you didn't built it. we rebuilt it and mitt would have killed it. she articulated it better than anyone including ted strickland. >> eliot: there were a lot of good speeches but jennifer listed state by state how many jobs were saved when mitt romney was basically saying not our problem, capital is doing fine. my bank account in the cayman islands is looking just fine. we're not worried about uaw workers in detroit. nothing gives more texture to this campaign than that. >> and jobless rates was above 8%. i'd like to see someone come out and say a few things, but someone saying we were losing 750,000 jobs until the stimulus put into effect. >> eliot: the reality is that the republicans are going to create a false comparison. they're going to say back when ronald reagan was president or bill clinton was president unemployment was down 5%. when barack obama came in, we were losing 750,000 jobs a month. >> you can have high unemployment and raise taxes. >> those are freed
investments in the cayman islands or investments in companies that hurt america or his plea to let detroit go bankrupt. maybe it's proposed tax restructuring raising taxes on every day people to fund tax cuts for millionaire the. if you want to see the real romney and his real policy, truly follow the money folks. the bible says wherever your pressure lies that's where you'll find your heart. romney's treasure is the size of his own wallet, not yours, and it lies offshore with his profits, with our jobs and with a bunch of self-serving bets against america, and that's what he doesn't want you to see. coming up, the ads are airing, the spin doctors are spinning and the war rooms are rumbling. it's a monday on the campaign front. we will get you caught up on the latest. >> plus, secrets lives distortions, untruths, all of that and more flip-flops tonight on 60 minutes. later, i'll put it as simply as i can, republicans setting up laws to prevent minorities from voting. if that statement is in any way false, go ahead, sue me. (vo) cenk uygur is many things. >>oh really? >>tax cuts don't create j
stadium. they looked for blood stains on the floor boards of an old detroit home. hoffa's middle name was riddle and so is trying to pinpoint why his fate captivates so many people. >> he was a negotiator and powerful and combined that with his mysterious disappearance and the connection with the underworld and the mob. >> reporter: so, now, the question is, will police crack this case or will it remain an unsolved mystery? susan candiotti, cnn, roseville, michigan. >>> more engine trouble for the boeing 787 dreamliner. federal plane inspectors have found a second engine problem on another dreamliner. the aircraft had not yet flown when investigators identified the trouble. the national transportation safety board says it is investigating the problems. >>> all right, today, a portion of one of the busiest freeways in america closed. motorists in los angeles are being advised to stay away one more time from a ten-mile stretch of the 405 through the sepulveda pass during construction. joining me, construction behind you, no traffic, again, behind you. this second time around for so-call
a decisive battle for the city. >>> and investigators at a detroit area, yesterday, acting on a claim that a man saw a body buried there around the same time that jimmy hoffa disappeared. by the way, 37 years ago that was, they dug up soil samples, and their first impression, not encouraging. >> we took two separate samples, all the samples basically just looked like murky, muddy earth. because of that, there is really no discernible remains visible. >> and police will check the soil samples anyway. we should know on monday what the analysis turns up, we'll let you know. >>> and jimmy hoffa's disappearance is still an open case. and every few years, a new clue comes up that re-energyizes the search, and the legend actually grows with time. more on the story. >> reporter: jimmy hoffa, the mafia-backed union leader in the era of robert kennedy. played in the movie, hoffa by jack nicholson. >> and my brother elected president -- >> but in 1975. hoffa disappeared, an american anti-hero was born. many believe the mafia killed hoffa and buried his body under the former giant's stadium, unti
was buried under a suburban detroit shed around the time hoffa disappeared. >>> today, ten miles of one of the busiest freeways in america closed. people in los angeles are calling it car mugedden two. will it live up to that name? last summer, drivers went through a similar closure on the 405. it went smoothly because most drivers actually tried to avoid the 405. are they doing it again this year? lots of construction activity behind you, but thankfully, no, i guess, traffic tie-ups anywhere. >> we actually just got an update from the l.a. fire department and the organizations that are running this construction. we're actually hearing that so far, there aren't any major massive delays anywhere in the los angeles area. it does appear that people are listening to the public warning to try to stay at home. i'm going to quote the fire chief here and she actually said that carmageddon so far is an excellent sequel. what is happening behind me is what is referred to as carmageddon. the nation's busiest stretch of freeway. there's a ten-mile stretch that is shut down. if you have ever driven
into a driveway outside of detroit doing this on a tip, could the result this time be different than all those other past times? we'll ask the author of "the hoffa wars" who has spoken to the current tipster. >>> from the red line to red tag sales. iran's president enjoying what new york city has to offer and sending his people out on a discount shopping spree. >> you've got to be kidding me. >>> plus, a pizza party just for people 21 and over. a pizza place serving pie with toppings soaked in booze. this exists on earth. >> all right. but first, the king dethroned which rapper just passed elvis presley's billboard milestone? so the answer, folks, may surprise you. why not take a day to explore your own backyard? with two times the points on travel, you may find yourself asking why not, a lot. chase sapphire preferred. there's more to enjoy. your soups are so awesomely delicious my husband and i can't stop eating 'em! what's...that... on your head? can curlers! tomato basil, potato with bacon... we've got a lot of empty cans. [ male announcer ] progresso. you gotta taste this soup. the good th
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